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Pre-Convention 2017 Webpage

Pre-Convention Webpage

This page contains downloads, videos, and additional information to familiarize Diocesan Convention delegates with matters of importance prior to Diocesan Convention.

A Greeting from Joshua Cheney, Secretary of Convention

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Transcript provided for the hearing impaired.

Step 1. Mark your calendar for the Oct. 24 Pre-Convention Web Conference.

On Tuesday, October 24, we will be holding a web conference from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. allowing you the opportunity to get answers to any questions you may have regarding the Convention program, diocesan budget, nominations, or resolutions.  Delegates are welcome to join by computer or phone using the login / dial-information below. Please note that video capability is NOT necessary for this meeting.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM EST
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or Telephone (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
(408) 638-0968 or (646) 876-9923 or (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 397 584 276

Step 2. Download your GEMN Report & Pre-Convention Kit.

This Pre-Convention Kit is a zipped file containing documents you will need in advance of Diocesan Convention. Several of these documents will be covered in the “Convention 101” and “Pre-Convention” videos, so please download the Kit before proceeding further. If you have difficulty downloading or opening the zipped file, you may download the files individually.

…or…Individual File Downloads:

Step 3. View the “Convention 101” training videos.

Whether you are a new or returning delegate, the three-part Convention 101 video series will get you up to speed on how Convention business is done. Please bring any questions with you to the October 24 web conference.

Step 4. View the “Pre-Convention 2017” videos.

Each of these brief videos covers an aspect of Diocesan Convention that will be useful to know in advance of your arrival. Please bring any questions with you to the October 24 web conference.

This concludes the Pre-Convention content.

Remember to join us for the October 24 web conference. If you’re looking for Diocesan Convention news, Donna Hicks videos, or other information useful to delegates and congregants alike, please return to the Diocesan Convention Website. If you need additional technical support, please contact Diocesan Communications Minister Maurice Harris at (802) 451-0249 or

Joshua Cheney
Secretary of Convention

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